Adult Education

Kansas, Adult Education Centers help adults:

  1. Learn English as a second language (ESL) to improve speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in English.
  2. Enroll at the same time in adult education and college Career Technical Education courses for career pathways like manufacturing and health care.
  3. Prepare for the GED® Test or other high school equivalency exam.
  4. Upgrade job skills including critical thinking, locating information, digital literacy, time management, and working with others.
  5. Develop skills in reading, math, writing, social studies, and science so they can help children with their homework, be active in community affairs, and get better jobs.
  6. Strengthen reading, writing, and math skills for college placement tests like COMPASS, Accuplacer, and WorkKeys.

LOCATE AN ADULT EDUCATION CENTER

Numerous Kansas institutions have information about their adult education programs available online. The Kansas Board of Regents has compiled this list of sites for you to find the program best suited for your needs.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE GED® EXAM

The Kansas Board of Regents is the official GED® administrator for the State of Kansas.  This page provides general information on taking the GED® exam and obtaining your records.

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Paola Office

June 18 @ 8:00 am - July 27 @ 5:00 pm
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July 4-5 Holiday

June 18 @ 8:00 am - July 6 @ 5:00 pm
Nov 07

Veterans and Non-Veterans Self Employment Event

November 7 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is one of five Workforce Development Areas in Kansas designated by the Governor under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

We serve the residents of 17 Kansas counties: Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Coffey, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Crawford, Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Linn, Lyon, Miami, Montgomery, Wilson, and Woodson.

American Job Centers are located in

Emporia, Chanute, Independence, Paola and Pittsburg.

 

Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program-Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.